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Interesting! Without doing that math, that would mean that ~0.0001 percent might actually know what they are doing. Who wants to do a statistical analysis of CP to determine the percentage of people who know what they are doing and those that are just here to pick their brains.
I want to say 10/90, but it is probably closer to 1/99.
"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence." - Edsger Dijkstra
"I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. " - Daniel Boone
My coworker's BF was in a room last week with someone who has been diagnosed with CV, and my coworker visited her BF last weekend, and my coworker and I have been in close proximity this week carpooling.
So we shall see!
My main concern is that we were carpooling to a couple study groups, one on Tuesday, one yesterday, and there are elderly people (older than me!!!) that also attend these study groups, so fingers crossed that we didn't accidentally infect people that are more vulnerable to this thing.
Now I'm no geneticist, but I understand that the 'code' there is a complete description of the virus, and substituting the 4 possible options of nucleotide for 2 binary bits means you can represent it succinctly in a few KB. Can that really be right? So it seems it's perfectly possible to email the real virus around, as long as you've got some machine which can run the code and infect you plugged into your USB port.
Weird really, but then I can fit the DNA sequence of everyone in my office on a USB memory stick these days, and that's weird too.